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Archive for October 9th, 2012

Daily Mail:  Obama Thought He Won Denver Presidential Debate, Though he Ignored Advice of Top Advisers

Daily Mail: Obama Thought He Won Denver Presidential Debate, Though he Ignored Advice of Top Advisers

COMMENTARY:  Toby Harnden reports that President Obama “did not take his debate preparation seriously, ignored the advice of senior aides and walked off the stage in Denver believing he had got the better of Mitt Romney.”  Um, really? If that’s true and he thought he had gotten the better of Mitt Romney, […]

by Janet Shan· · WTF
Sesame Workshop Asks Obama Campaign to Take Down Big Bird Ad, Sense a Possible Romney Presidency?

Sesame Workshop Asks Obama Campaign to Take Down Big Bird Ad, Sense a Possible Romney Presidency?

Sensing a possible Romney presidency, Sesame Workshop issued a statement asking the Obama campaign to take down its latest campaign ad mocking Mitt Romney’s attack on Big Bird: Sesame Workshop is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization and we do not endorse candidates or participate in political campaigns. We have approved no […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections

OH Teen Shaakira Dorsey Beaten to Death After Teasing Friend of Flatulence

SHOCK:  Shaakira Dorsey, 16, was beaten to death last Wednesday by classmates who were enraged by her alleged teasing over flatulence. Her attacker, who is unidentified, was charged with murder. The police report says a man identified as Dorsey’s step-father was with the victim and her sister when Dorsey collapsed. […]

by Janet Shan· · Murder Charges

Taliban Gunmen Shoot Malala Yousufzai, 14 Year Old, Pakistani Peace Campaigner Near Islamabad

SHOCK:  The Taliban shot 14 year old Pakistani peace campaigner Malala Yousufzai in the neck and head, when they fired on her school bus in the Swat valley, northwest of Islamabad, Reuters reports. Malala Yousufzai became famous for speaking out against  the Pakistani Taliban at a time when even the government seemed to […]

by Janet Shan· · Middle East
Left-Leaning Public Policy Poll Shows Romney Leading Obama 49 to 47 Percent, on Surge from Women Voters

Left-Leaning Public Policy Poll Shows Romney Leading Obama 49 to 47 Percent, on Surge from Women Voters

Mitt Romney leading Obama in the latest poll results from left-leaning Public Policy Polling for the Daily Kos. Romney leads Obama 49 percent to 47 percent. That’s all because he bombed during the presidential debate last week. This is the second poll to show a Romney lead. Pew Research Center showed […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections, Polls
Domestic Violence Murders Increasing Nationwide, Up 25 Percent in Dallas, New York City

Domestic Violence Murders Increasing Nationwide, Up 25 Percent in Dallas, New York City

October is Domestic Violence Awareness  month and the statistics are jarring.  Domestic violence murders are up 25 percent in New York City, Dallas, as well as in many Florida counties, and other parts of the country. A divorce proceeding or initiating the break-up of a relationship can trigger an increase […]

by Janet Shan· · Breaking News, Domestic Violence
Report:  Family Rebellion, Lead by Tagg Romney, Shakes Up Romney Campaign for Better

Report: Family Rebellion, Lead by Tagg Romney, Shakes Up Romney Campaign for Better

A “family intervention” just before the first presidential debate, may have been a lifeline to Mitt Romney’s campaign because it drastically changed things up dramatically inside his campaign, which we are seeing in the polls. Politico:  “The family pushed for a new message, putting an emphasis on a softer and more […]

by Janet Shan· · Mitt Romney

Obama Campaign Mocks Romney on Big Bird Attack, as “Big Yellow Menace to Our Economy”

A new Obama campaign ad goes after Mitt Romney and his attack on Big Bird. During last week’s presidential debate in Denver, Mitt Romney said, “I’m sorry Jim, I’m gonna stop the subsidy to PBS. I like PBS, I love Big Bird, I actually like you too, but I’m going to stop […]

by Janet Shan· · Elections